Seminars

After several years of remote talks, the WFCB seminar series will now be meeting in person! These seminars are a great way to stay connected with our WFCB community and hear some of the research happening in and around the department.

WFCB Seminar Series
When: Wednesdays, 4:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Where: Foster Room, First Floor Meyer Hall

Interested in presenting? Please contact Daniel Karp (dkarp@ucdavis.edu)

January 18, 2023 (EXIT SEMINAR)

Alison Ke
PhD Student, Karp Lab, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
Talk: Climate and land-use change effects on tropical bird communities: abundance patterns, behavioral shifts, and reproductive success

February 8, 2023

Asia Murphy
Masters Student, Lusardi Lab, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
Talk: How urbanization and apex predators influence coyote-mesopredator interactions across North America

Rachel Fichmean
PhD Student, Karp/Rypel Labs, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
Talk: Interactive effects of temperature and food availability on fish growth, otolith accretion, and otolith geochemistry in endangered Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus)

March 1, 2023

Jacalyn Beck
Academic Programs Manager, Hopland/Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Talk: Opportunities for Research and Extension at Hopland and Sierra Foothill RECs

Anna Steel
Project Scientist, Fangue Lab, Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
Talk: Assessing effects of pesticide exposure on larval Green and White Sturgeon

March 22, 2023

Mikaela Provost
Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
Talk: Climate change refugia: thermal refuges along Baja, Mexico coastline

Megan McDaniels
PhD Student, Smith Lab, Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
Talk: A mixed-methods assessment of human-elephant conflict in the Western Okavango Panhandle, Botswana